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Code: EY/19/1434 Promoting Positive Behaviour in EYFS Settings (ages 0-3)

This popular session will look at how practitioners support and promote positive behaviour, and what to do when difficulties arise. It will also look at how practitioners can develop a variety of ideas to manage behaviour creatively.  Participants will have the opportunity to explore behaviour issues that arise in their settings in a comfortable and supportive atmosphere.

 

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 January 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 3 Map

Code: EY/19/1117 Revised Ofsted Education Inspection Framework Workshop (EVENT FULL)

Join us for a workshop on the revised Ofsted Education Inspection Framework. The session will support leaders and managers to strengthen awareness and understanding of the framework and the inspection handbook. 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 January 2020 13:00 - 14:30 Hove Town Hall Map

Code: EY/19/1118 Revised Ofsted Education Inspection Framework Workshop (EVENT FULL)

Join us for a workshop on the revised Ofsted Education Inspection Framework. The session will support leaders and managers to strengthen awareness and understanding of the framework and the inspection handbook. 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 January 2020 13:00 - 14:30 Hove Town Hall Map

Code: EY/19/1390 Safeguarding for lead practitioners

This course will cover the context of legislation, EYFS Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements, and the Local Safeguarding Children Board procedures:

  • key elements of a child protection policy
  • highlight changes with regard to the Front Door for Families
  • writing policy and procedures to help staff deal with the scenarios that they might face
  • consulting with stakeholders
  • communicating with parents and children
  • ensuring that workers are familiar with, and parents are aware of, the policy
    training needs in relation to the policy

The course will enable the manager and/or safeguarding lead practitioner to develop a child protection policy and to communicate appropriately with staff and parents about the issues.

Updated safeguarding requirement September 2016 - "During term time, or when the setting is in operation, the designated safeguarding lead or an appropriately trained deputy should be available during opening hours for staff to discuss safeguarding concerns."

 It is expected that delegates will refresh this training every two years.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 January 2020 10:00 - 16:00 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 3 Map

Code: EY/19/1392 Safeguarding - children in need of protection

This course is for staff and volunteers working in all Early Years settings. During the session you will gain a basic understanding of your role in establishing a safe environment and safe working practices in protecting children and young people from harm and abuse. You will gain confidence handling concerns and disclosures, learn the signs and symptoms of abuse, gain knowledge about the legal background of child protection and discuss the multi-agency approach to safeguarding.

 It is expected that delegates will refresh this training every three years.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 January 2020 10:00 - 16:00 Committee Room 2 and 3 Brighton Town Hall Map

Code: EY/19/1388 Further Development of Support for SEN at the Foundation Stage: Cognition & Learning

These sessions aim to further develop the skills of early years providers in identifying and providing for children with SEND. Each session will provide information to aid understanding of the child’s experience and needs.There will be opportunities to share strategies to use when supporting these children. 

Course activities will include:

Presentation and handouts
Small group discussions & tasks
DVD
Case studies

There are five separate sessions and you can attend as many or as few as you feel appropriate.

This session will cover:

Supporting children with significant learning difficulties; including exploring the strengths and needs associated with specific syndromes and conditions e.g. Down Syndrome, and how these can affect children’s emotional and social development and interactions.

Strategies and resources for supporting children with significant learning difficulties.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 January 2020 09:15 - 13:00 BHISS Group Room, Brighton & Hove Music & Arts Building Map

Code: EY/19/1404 Prevent Duty and British Values

This course provides an introduction to the Prevent Duty and how it is relevent to Early Years and Childcare settings. It also explains what is meant by British Values. All practitioners working in early years settings in Brighton & Hove are welcome to attend and safeguarding leads may find the course particularly useful. 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 January 2020 10:00 - 16:00 Committee Room 2 and 3 Brighton Town Hall Map

Code: EY/19/1387 Supporting Special Educational Needs in Foundation Stage Settings

These sessions aim to:

  • enable early years providers to identify and address special educational needs in their settings
  • provide a range of strategies and approaches to further develop good inclusive practice in settings
  • clarify roles and responsibilities set out in the SEN Code of Practice

Session 1: Setting the Scene
Session 2: Providing and Managing SEN Support
Session 3: The Wider Picture: Working with Others


Who should attend?

SENCOs and managers in early years foundation stage settings. Other early education practitioners interested in developing their SEN knowledge and practice with a view to considering a SENCO role in the future. Early years foundation stage school staff.


Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 January 2020 09:15 - 13:00 BHISS Group Room, Brighton & Hove Music & Arts Building Map
2 26 February 2020 09:15 - 13:00 BHISS Group Room, Brighton & Hove Music & Arts Building Map
3 18 March 2020 09:15 - 13:00 BHISS Group Room, Brighton & Hove Music & Arts Building Map

Code: EY/19/1397 Paediatric First Aid (2 days)

Settings must have at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate on the premises and be available at all times when children are present, and must accompany children on outings. From 1 September 2016, there is a requirement in the EYFS for newly qualified early years staff (with full and relevant level 2 or level 3 childcare qualification) to also hold a current Paediatric First Aid (PFA) or emergency PFA certificate in order to be included in the required staff: child ratios in an early years setting. Childcare practitioners will be allowed a three month ‘grace’ period to complete PFA training after starting work with a new employer.

This course meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage and is suitable for those working with children from birth to 12 years old.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Committee Room 2 and 3 Brighton Town Hall Map
2 04 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Committee Room 2 and 3 Brighton Town Hall Map

Code: EY/19/1389 Further Development of Support for SEN at the Foundation Stage: Sensory and/or Physical Needs

These sessions aim to further develop the skills of early years providers in identifying and providing for children with SEND. Each session will provide information to aid understanding of the child’s experience and needs.There will be opportunities to share strategies to use when supporting these children. 

Course activities will include:

Presentation and handouts
Small group discussions & tasks
DVD
Case studies

There are five separate sessions and you can attend as many or as few as you feel appropriate.

This session will cover:

Exploring strategies and resources to help children with sensory and physical needs access the curriculum. Supporting the social and emotional development of children with additional sensory / physical needs.

Understanding hearing impairment - Measuring hearing and reading an audiogram. Cochlear implants.  What makes a deaf friendly preschool setting?

Understanding visual impairment - Vision tests. Understanding physical difficulties including cerebral palsy, spina bifida and dyspraxia.

Differentiating resources and activities and adapting the environment.

Opportunities to experience the child’s world through simulated activities,

Accessing and working with specialist services to support these areas of need

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 February 2020 09:30 - 15:00 BHISS Group Room, Brighton & Hove Music & Arts Building Map